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Frodo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-08-04 08:41 PM
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170. No. And I think you know it.
"Give us exactly what we want and then some" does not constitute a "compromise". Is "prenatal care" a compromise on our part? Or have we been asking for it all along? If THEY are the ones unwilling to compromise what is it that we want but are willing to give up?

Obviously we're talking about things in between "abortion at any time for any reason" and "no abortion ever". Things like "parental notification" (which our side continues to fight) is incredibly popular. There can be no question that the right has a winning issue when they say "my 13yr old daughter needs my permission to take her midol at school but she can legally walk to the school nurse and have herself taken to a clinic for an abortion". This is obviously real surgery we're talking about and we're fighting to keep the parents from even knowing about it?

Or this "partial birth" stuff. When the procedure is described you get something like 75-80% saying it should be banned. But our leaders are right up there in front fighting for it.
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